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Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) public speeches and (b) official visits she has made since 5 May 2005; and how many letters she sent in this period. 
Janet Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will investigate the sale of the Rawtenstall campus site by Accrington and Rossendale college; and whether she is satisfied the college has achieved best value as required by the Learning and Skills Council. 
Under the terms of the Learning and Skills Council's (LSC) financial memorandum with the college, this sale, as a result of its value, did not require LSC consent. It is therefore the responsibility of the college and its corporation to ensure that it has achieved best value when disposing of its Rawtenstall campus.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many recorded incidents of antisocial behaviour took place in universities in (a) Havering, (b) Greater London and (c) England in each of the last 10 years. 
Beverley Hughes: Sure Start Children's Centres deliver a range of integrated services to children under five and their families including health and family support services and advice and support for the unemployed through effective links with Jobcentre Plus. Those children's centres located in the 30 per cent. most disadvantaged areas must also provide integrated early learning and daycare.
At 31 March 2006 there were 836 Sure Start Children's Centres. All are located in the 30 per cent. most disadvantaged areas bringing integrated services to around 657,000 children under five and their families. We have exceeded our target agreed in the 2002 Spending Review which was to enable 650,000 children to access children's centre services by that date.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the total expenditure on (a) Sure Start and (b) Children's Centres was in each year since 200102; what expenditure is planned in each category in each year to 200809; and if she will make a statement. 
Details of actual and planned expenditure on Sure Start, childcare and nursery education to 200708 are published in Table 12.2 of the Department for Education and Skills' Departmental Report (Cm 6522). To reflect the increasing integration
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of services for young children and families, from 200304 funding for childcare and nursery education was merged into Sure Start funding:
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Within the Sure Start budget, increasing amounts of money have been allocated to local authorities to help establish our network of Children's Centres, delivering a wide range of early learning, childcare, health and family support. The delivery of 1st phase Children's Centres began in 200304 with £1.9 million revenue and £2.2 million capital being spent by local authorities on Children's Centres in that year. For the period 200406, the memorandum of grant letter to all local authorities allocated £111 million revenue and £315 million capital over the two year period to continue the delivery of phase 1 Children's Centres. In addition to this funding, we allocated £313 million capital to Sure Start local programmes (SSLP) in 200406 and we expect that this budget would have been largely used to facilitate the evolution for all SSLPs to become Children's Centres.
For 200608, we have streamlined the majority of funding streams within the General Sure Start Grant (GSSG) to give local authorities more flexibility in facilitating local childcare markets and developing early years and childcare services to deliver the Ten Year Childcare Strategy. The GSSG main revenue and capital allocations are £596 million and £421 million in 2006/07 and £664 million and £392 million in 2007/08. The GSSG allocations are for local authorities to fund children centres and provide support for extended schools and sustainable early years and childcare provision to meet parental demand for childcare in their local areas. Local authorities have the freedom to decide how much they wish to spend on each area based on the knowledge of their local market.
There is a comprehensive national level evaluation of Sure Start local programmes in place which began in January 2001, which will run until 2008. It examines the implementation, cost-effectiveness and impact of Sure Start on children, families and communities, in the short, medium and long-term. Fifteen reports have been published to date which have
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been instrumental in understanding what is effective for young children and families, and in designing and rolling out Sure Start children's centres.
Ms Angela C. Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many schools in the (a) primary and (b) secondary sector will lose their designation as training schools in 2007. 
Seven secondary schools which redesignated in 2005 did not meet the criteria and have been told that their funding will cease when their current contract comes to an end in 2007. A further tranche of secondary schools will redesignate in 2006 and we do not yet know how many of these will meet the necessary criteria.
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